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HAWK 4,000kg Cargo Hook

Used as part of the military fast-drop capability

The HAWK 4000kg Electrical Release has been selected as part of the Quickdrop Electrical Cargo Strop used on the NH90

Releases 4.3 Times Rated load

Capable of releasing 4.3 times rated load mechanically; this extra margin of safety allows the hook to be released in emergency overload situations

Optional Load Measurement

Available with load measurement, which enables the pilot to operate within safe lifting parameters

Hawk 4000kg Cargo Hook Brochure

HAWK 4,000kg Cargo Hook

SKU 172CA42 Categories , Tags , ,


Hook Specification
Part Number: 172CA42 Dimensions: 208.5(L) x 255.5(H) v 199(W)
Design Load: 4,536 kg Minimum Release Load: 0 kg
Proof Load: 13,041 kg Unit Weight: 8.0 kg
Ultimate Load: 19,505 kg (min) Electrical Requirement: 22-28V DC
Mechanical Release Force: 14 kg (min) Electrical Connector: MS3470L14-
Release: Manual Lever & Electrical Load Lock: Above 50 kg (secondary)

Additional information

Weight 8 kg
Dimensions 208.5 × 199 × 255.5 mm
Design Load | LC

10,000lb (4,536Kg)

Proof load

28,751lb (13,041Kg)

Ultimate Load | BF Min

43,000lb (19,505Kg)(min)

Electrical Release Capacity

110lb (50Kg) (Locks over 50kg)


Manual Lever & Electrical

Load Indication

Load Pin

Minimum release load


Electrical requirement

22-28V DC

MIL Qualified

MIL-STD-810D & RTCA DO-160

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